Articles about Bhutan

Bhutan vaccinates 93% of adults in 16 days

12 Apr 2021

Bhutan vaccinates 93% of adults in 16 days

When plotted on a graph, the curve of Bhutan's COVID-19 vaccination drive shoots upwards from the very first day, crossing Israel, United States, Bahrain, and other countries vaccinating people rapidly.

Happy Birthday Virat Kohli: Premier League stars wish the legend

05 Nov 2019

Happy Birthday Virat Kohli: Premier League stars wish the legend

Indian skipper Virat Kohli is having a famed career in cricket and is already a legend and a future Hall of Famer.

Indian Army's helicopter crashes in Bhutan, 2 pilots die

27 Sep 2019

Indian Army's helicopter crashes in Bhutan, 2 pilots die

In a terrible incident, two pilots lost their lives on Friday after a helicopter of Indian Army crashed in Eastern Bhutan, said reports.

Thimpu: PM Modi addresses students at Royal University of Bhutan

18 Aug 2019

Thimpu: PM Modi addresses students at Royal University of Bhutan

PM Narendra Modi, who is on a visit to Bhutan, addressed the students of the Royal University of Bhutan in Thimpu on Sunday morning.

Planning a trip to Bhutan? Note these five things

05 Aug 2019

Planning a trip to Bhutan? Note these five things

Nestled in the Himalayas, the scenic kingdom of Bhutan is a tiny hub of history, culture, and spellbinding natural beauty.

#TravelBytes: Five best places to visit in Southeast Asia

17 Jul 2019

#TravelBytes: Five best places to visit in Southeast Asia

From beautiful beaches to surreal mountains, cultural diversity to historical significance, the South-eastern part of Asia has it all.

This Prime Minister spends his Saturdays treating people, conducting surgeries

14 May 2019

This Prime Minister spends his Saturdays treating people, conducting surgeries

Bhutan, the Himalayan country between India and China with a population of 7.5 lakh, is known in the world for being carbon negative and the happiest country in Asia.

I know Nepal, Bhutan are parts of India: Donald Trump

04 Feb 2019

I know Nepal, Bhutan are parts of India: Donald Trump

US President, Donald Trump, never fails to entertain people with his amusing antics, albeit unknowingly.

National-parties received over 50% funds from 'unknown' sources in 2017-18

23 Jan 2019

National-parties received over 50% funds from 'unknown' sources in 2017-18

More than 50% of the funds national parties received during the financial year 2017-18 came from "unknown" sources that included donations through electoral bonds and voluntary contributions, according to election watchdog Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).

Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering to visit India from December 27-29

24 Dec 2018

Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering to visit India from December 27-29

Bhutan's Prime Minister Lotay Tshering will be on a three-day visit to India from Thursday, during which he will hold talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, the MEA said today.

Melbourne: Conjoined Bhutanese twins with shared liver successfully separated

09 Nov 2018

Melbourne: Conjoined Bhutanese twins with shared liver successfully separated

In a rare operation, surgeons in Australia successfully operated two 15-month-old conjoined twins from Bhutan in a six-hour-long surgery.

Sachin Tendulkar goes to Bhutan, plays cricket in mountains!

23 Oct 2018

Sachin Tendulkar goes to Bhutan, plays cricket in mountains!

Former Indian legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar picked up the bat once again and played cricket.

Leaders from around the world condole Atal ji's demise

17 Aug 2018

Leaders from around the world condole Atal ji's demise

Leaders from a number of countries, including the US and Russia, have expressed grief over the death of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and recalled his contributions in strengthening bilateral relations and maintaining regional peace.

Bhutanese King, Bangladeshi Foreign Minister to pay homage to Vajpayee

17 Aug 2018

Bhutanese King, Bangladeshi Foreign Minister to pay homage to Vajpayee

Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali arrived in Delhi to pay their last respects to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who died on Thursday at 93.

Encourage Bhutan to deploy more soldiers around North-Doklam: Parliamentary panel

12 Aug 2018

Encourage Bhutan to deploy more soldiers around North-Doklam: Parliamentary panel

India should encourage Bhutan to ensure an increase in the deployment of soldiers around Northern Doklam in the Sikkim sector to check China's military activities in the sensitive region, a parliamentary panel suggested.

Top 5 budget foreign travel destinations for Indians

28 Jul 2018

Top 5 budget foreign travel destinations for Indians

While some international destinations are extremely pricey, if you choose your destination smartly, your vacation won't necessarily translate to burning a hole in your pocket.

Government spent nearly Rs. 1,500cr on Modi's 84 country visits

20 Jul 2018

Government spent nearly Rs. 1,500cr on Modi's 84 country visits

Since becoming PM in May 2014, the government has spent over R. 1,484cr on chartered flights, maintenance of aircraft and hotline for Narendra Modi's foreign visits.

DRI seizes 10kgs gold worth Rs. 3.18cr smuggled from Bhutan

08 Jul 2018

DRI seizes 10kgs gold worth Rs. 3.18cr smuggled from Bhutan

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 10kgs of gold, which was smuggled into India from Bhutan, in West Bengal's Siliguri.

Rahul Gandhi meets Bhutanese PM, discusses 'special bond' of countries

07 Jul 2018

Rahul Gandhi meets Bhutanese PM, discusses 'special bond' of countries

Congress President Rahul Gandhi met the visiting Bhutanese Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, in Delhi today and discussed ways to further strengthen the "special bond" between India and Bhutan.

Doklam effect: India's SSB paramilitary boosts presence along Indo-Bhutan border

22 Dec 2017

Doklam effect: India's SSB paramilitary boosts presence along Indo-Bhutan border

The paramilitary force Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has stepped up its presence along the Bhutan border and in Eastern Sikkim following the Doklam standoff.

Bhutan discusses PLA activity near Doklam with Beijing

15 Oct 2017

Bhutan discusses PLA activity near Doklam with Beijing

Despite ending the Doklam standoff, China has reportedly increased its troop presence close to the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction.

Amid Doklam standoff, India's BrahMos supply to Vietnam irks China

18 Aug 2017

Amid Doklam standoff, India's BrahMos supply to Vietnam irks China

India and China are locked in a tense border standoff in Doklam since mid-June; experts say they are "dangerously close" to their worst military conflict.

Why Bhutan won't ditch India and compromise with China?

11 Jul 2017

Why Bhutan won't ditch India and compromise with China?

It is unlikely that Bhutan will enter into a compromise with China and settle its border problems by ditching India.

Demonetization: Rs. 3,302cr in old notes stuck in Nepal, Bhutan

10 Jul 2017

Demonetization: Rs. 3,302cr in old notes stuck in Nepal, Bhutan

The SC has directed the Centre to open a new window for exchange of old notes. This comes as a ray of hope not only for Indians, but for several Nepalese and Bhutanese citizens.

Bhutan's orange exporters are worst hit

28 Dec 2016

Bhutan's orange exporters are worst hit

Demonetization has badly hit Bhutan's orange exports to India.